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Mental Health Technician - per diem - DAYS - 12 hour shifts - (100167)

Universal Health Services
Stuart, FL 34994
  • Job Code
    100167

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Coral Shores Behavioral Health is an 80 bed state of the art behavioral health facility located in Stuart, Florida. The facility is an all adult, baker act receiving facility.Coral Shores Behavioral Health is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services. UHS is one of the Nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies. We are pleased to announce the following position in which we are recruiting:

MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN

The Mental Health Technician provides continuous patient caresupervision, interactions & role modeling to patients;ensures a safeenvironment,leads therapeutic MHT patient groups;conducts Q15 rounds and one to one patient supervision. this position alsoprovides supportive intervention in crisis situations.

Job Requirements
Education: High School Graduate or equilivent
Experience: Prior experience in security, Handle With Care, CPI or SAMAhighlypreferred
Additional Requirements: BLS Certification

All Staff Physical Requirements: Stand, sit or walk for periods up to 4 hours. Hear spoken word in a normal vocal range, respond to signals, alarms, codes and other displays. Recognize vocal intonation that signal changes in acuity. Bend, reach, stoop. Write legibly so as to accurately convey information. Read instructions and complete reports

Additional Physical Requirements:
Move efficiently enough to meet the needs of several patients and/or move rapidly to provide timely intervention of patient aggression
Restrain, as part of a team, an aggressive patient in a safe and therapeutic manner
Lift, position or move a patient in order to perform (or assist in) searches, procedures, and or administer injections
Perform activities requiring manual dexterity.
Lift up to 30 lbs.
Job Hazards:
Internal/external disasters in which appropriate policies, procedures & plans must be followed to protect patients, staff and/or self
Sharp Instruments/needle sticks, infections, communicable diseases.
Occasional exposure to hazardous/toxic chemicals and/or cleaning agents listed in the SDS sheets
Regular participation in therapeutic crisis intervention with physically aggressive patients that may involve personal risk
Regular exposure to patients - milieu may be unpredictable and subject to loud volume, excessive activity up to and including violence from patient aggression.

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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-23

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Mental Health Technician - per diem - DAYS - 12 hour shifts - (100167)

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Stuart, FL 34994

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